The suprise sale allows Google to drop a struggling part of their business and lets Lenovo leapfrog their way to third place in smartphone sales
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Wednesday 18 April 2012
Aquascutum, the London Fashion Week label owned by Harold Tillman, has collapsed into administration, putting 250 jobs at risk at the classic British clothing brand.
Friday 06 April 2012
On her first album in seven years, Bonnie Raitt divides her efforts between fiery slide-guitar blues recorded with her own band, and a handful of tracks recorded with producer Joe Henry's bespoke band of specialist players including expressive drummer Jay Bellerose and omni-talented guitarist Bill Frisell.
Sunday 01 April 2012
How to fool the children of the revolution
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott compiled chanceless centuries on day two of England's pre-Test warm-up but Ian Bell's struggles continued on a flat pitch in Colombo.
Sunday 11 March 2012
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Prince Harry showed he has inherited his father's gift for looking awkward on foreign trips when he tried to imitate Usain Bolt's victory celebrations during a visit to Jamaica yesterday.
Saturday 25 February 2012
Man-for-man marking from the Six Nations match at the Twickenham in London
Thursday 23 February 2012
The escalating legal battle over the rights to the iPad name in China has reached a Shanghai courtroom, in a case that could prevent Apple selling the wildly popular tablet computer in the country's commercial heartland.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Suppose you develop a fantastic product. You might consider applying for a patent to protect the product or how it works. You might also think about applying for a trademark to protect the product’s name or branding. Would you also think about protecting the appearance of the actual product using registered designs?
Thursday 16 February 2012
Is it a tribal chant or a yodel? A squawk or a chirrup? Merrill Garbus - aka Tune-Yards - is back, after the triumphant critical success of last year's album whokill, and live she's as arresting as ever.
Monday 13 February 2012
It has emerged that Beyoncé and Jay-Z applied for a patent application for the name of their daughter, Blue Ivy, on January 26 – just three weeks after she was born.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
1. John Lewis Value Hard Side
The store's first foray into home-brand luggage has bag-handler-proof sides made of sturdy ABS plastic yet it's light to handle.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Shares in photography company Eastman Kodak tumbled to a new all-time low following a report that the ailing company is getting ready to seek bankruptcy court protection.
Saturday 17 December 2011
I bumped umbrellas with bedraggled tourists funnelling through the soggy streets on my way to the Museum of Ideas and Inventions (mibamuseum.com). This is one of Barcelona's newest and quirkiest museums, the perfect place to escape the deluge, and I've been longing to go for ages. (Not least because I'd heard about the fantastic tube-slide which swirls down to the basement galleries. Sadly, it was closed during my visit.)
Sunday 11 December 2011
Boxing will always be a sport apart. After the super-middleweight title fight between Britain's Nigel Benn and Nigel McClellan in London in 1995, which left the American with severe disabilities, Parliament debated a motion to ban the fight game.
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